'Christmas' tagged posts

When Christmas Gets Messy

When December comes around, most of us are already in the Christmas spirit. Our minds are focused on food, family and gifts. But when we stop with the shopping, planning and cooking, we might take the time to go to church. There, we get an opportunity to hear the Christmas story and think again about…

Christmas Joy

I think Christmas is one of the most stress-filled times of the year. If you take the time to think about all the things you need to accomplish on your “to do” list, it can be overwhelming. You have a plethora of gifts to buy. The house needs cleaning, there are meals to prepare and…

More Than a Man

Back in 1986, a Christian metal band called Stryper came out with a song called “More than a Man.” The song speaks of Jesus being someone special… someone more than the flesh and bones people saw. One verse goes like this: “More than a man, God almighty He created you He’s the One, the One…

The Tragedy of Missing Christmas

To borrow from Charles Dickens’ famous opening line, Christmas can be “the best of times and the worst of times.” I hope for you and your family it is the best and not the worst. It’s a little hard to believe, but by 12:01 AM, December 26th, Christmas will be a memory. Often for pastors…